Essays from the Nick of Time

Essays from the Nick of Time

A new collection of prophetic essays from one of the sharpest practitioners of the form

Mark Slouka writes from a particular vantage point, one invoked by Thoreau, who wished "to improve the nick of time . . . to stand on the meeting of two eternities, the past and future." At this bewildering convergence, Slouka asks us to consider what it means to be human and what we must revive, or reject, in order to retain our humanity in the modern world.

Collected over fifteen… (more)

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Publisher: Graywolf Press (October 26, 2010)

Collection: Graywolf Press

Language: English


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